HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

An HIV vaccine could translate into millions of lives saved through averted HIV infections and billions of dollars saved in lower treatment costs. Statement»


Date: 05/15/2015 Description: Image of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Graphic © PEPFAR

U.S. Senate Hearing on Global Health Programs

Watch the U.S. Senate’s State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Hearing on Global Health Programs, where Ambassador Birx testified about PEPFAR’s impact and work to be done. Video» Written Testimony»

Date: 05/06/2015 Location: PEPFAR Description: Image of Ambassador Birx and Ambassador Mark Dybul at U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Global Health Programs © PEPFAR

Real-time Data Strengthens Uganda's PMTCT Efforts

Identifying opportunities to improve global health requires creative thinking and new collaborations. In Uganda, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention used this approach to develop a strategy for their prevention of mother-to-child transmission efforts. Learn More»

Date: 05/08/2015 Location: PEPFAR Description: Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

In Other News

A Mother's Gift

In fiscal year 2014, PEPFAR supported HIV testing and counseling for more than 14.2 million pregnant women. See Ambassador Birx’s special Mother's Day message to learn how to keep these mothers and their babies healthy Statement»

Milken Institute Global Conference

Watch Ambassador Deborah L. Birx on “What Would You Do to Make the World Better for Women and Girls?” panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference Video»

PEPFAR-Treasury Collaboration to Combat HIV/AIDS in Africa

Left unchecked, HIV/AIDS has severe economic consequences. Learn about how a new PEPFAR-U.S. Department of Treasury collaboration is working to address these issues. Blog»


New Voice of America article highlights DREAMS partnership and efforts to prevent new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women Learn more» DREAMS »

Working Together for an AIDS-free Future for Girls

Over 80 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in the hardest hit countries occurs in girls. DREAMS»

Right Things, Right Places, Right Now

Six simple words that are strategically guiding PEPFAR. Learn what Ambassador Birx sees as key milestones from her first year of leading the program. Blog» U.S. Government interagency website managed by the Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
and the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department.
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